International Ice Hockey Federation

Barnes sets record

3 gold at WW18, other notes to wrap up

Published 17.01.2017 10:33 GMT+1 | Author Andrew Podnieks
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USA captain Cayla Barnes (left) won a record-setting third IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship gold medal, Grace Zumwinkle (right) was one of two players to score a hat trick with Switzerland’s Lisa Ruedi being the other. Photo: Andrea Cardin / HHOF-IIHF Images
Team USA captain Cayla Barnes concluded her U18 career with a record-setting third gold medal.


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Merkusheva named Best Goalie

Barnes, Shirley also get Directorate nods

Published 14.01.2017 22:33 GMT+1 | Author Andrew Podnieks
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PREROV, CZECH REPUBLIC - JANUARY 08: Switzerland's Lisa Ruedi #11 scores the 3-2 shoot-out winning goal against the Czech Republic's Kristyna Blahova #1 during preliminary round action at the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women's World Championship. (Photo by Steve Kingsman/HHOF-IIHF Images)
Four players tied for the tournament lead in points while another Swiss forward led in goals.


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U.S. wins gold again

Zumwinkle's late goal gives Americans repeat

Published 14.01.2017 23:01 GMT+1 | Author Andrew Podnieks
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ZLIN, CZECH REPUBLIC - JANUARY 14: Team USA poses with their trophy during gold medal game action against Canada at the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women's World Championship. (Photo by Andrea Cardin/HHOF-IIHF Images)
Canada came back in the third to tie the game 1-1, but Grace Zumwinkle scored on a two-on-one with just 2:32 remaining. An empty netter made the final 3-1.


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